I’m here with 5 documentaries on science and technology that you must watch on Netflix.
1) Banking on Bitcoin (2016)
IMDb Rating: 6.6
In the 2016 production by Christopher Cannucciari, almost all the names that come to mind when Bitcoin is mentioned are in front of the camera. Starring Charlie Shrem and Erik Voorhees. Don’t be fooled by the 6.6 score on IMDb, I can easily say that it is the most successful study in its field. With Banking on Bitcoin, you can witness how Bitcoin emerged as an idea, FBI pressure, and finally, become a worldwide phenomenon.
2) The Secret Rules of Modern Living: Algorithms (2015)
IMDb Rating: 7.5
We embark on a journey with mathematics professor Marcus Du Sautoy to better understand mathematics at the center of the universe. The famous professor reveals the secret world of algorithms in a way that everyone can understand.
3) Mars (2016)
IMDb Rating: 7.5
Mars, Elon Musk and National Geographic trio come together! In 2033 – the very year Elon Musk dreamed of conquering Mars – efforts to colonize the red planet are gaining momentum. In this documentary drama produced by National Geographic, facts are combined with fiction, while events occur simultaneously in the present and 2033.
4) Silicon Cowboys (2016)
IMDb Rating: 6.8
In this short documentary made in 2016, we witness the story of Compaq Computer and its three founders. I can safely say that this short but impressive story is my favorite on Netflix. In 1982, the passions of the three founders of Compaq Computers against the industry-leading IBM and its perception that it is never displaced…
5) Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview (1995)
What did the future look like in 1995? We listen to the answer to this question from Steve Jobs. A long-term interview takes place with Jobs when he left Apple and ran the company called NeXT – in 1995. However, this interview, whose original recordings have been lost, is only presented to the audience in its complete form in 2010. This interview of Steve Jobs, taken six months before he returned to Apple, shows his foresight very well.